ophthalmoplegia

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paralysis of the motor nerves of the eye

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Internal and external ophthalmoplegia is characteristic of tick paralysis.
Frontalis suspension sling using palmaris longus tendon in chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia.
The symptoms at onset were ptosis and external ophthalmoplegia in 16 cases (84.
Legionellosis presenting as singultus and external ophthalmoplegia.
Silicone slings for the correction of ptosis associated with progressive external ophthalmoplegia.
External signs include chemosis, external ophthalmoplegia, increased resistance to retropulsion, orbital ecchymosis, proptosis, and subconjunctival hemorrhage.
This results in complete ptosis, diplopia and external ophthalmoplegia (vertical deviation and exotropia of the affected side).
The G451E mutation was found in a patient with autosomal dominant progressive external ophthalmoplegia (PEO) (PEOA4).
Acute onset of external ophthalmoplegia, which is a cardinal feature of Miller-Fisher syndrome, was not seen in either of our patients, nor were features suggestive of autonomic dysfunction.
This particular patient had a long medical history in which signs of mitochondrial dysfunction had been evident for a number of years (the patient's comorbidities of diabetes, heart failure and visual symptoms are also highly suggestive of chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia, a potential clinical presentation of a mitochondrial disorder).
MNGIE is clinically characterized by progressive external ophthalmoplegia, severe gastrointestinal dysmotility, cachexia, peripheral neuropathy, diffuse leukoencephalopathy on brain magnetic resonance imaging, and evidence of mitochondrial dysfunction (histologic, biochemical, or genetic abnormalities of the mitochondria) (1, 3, 6).
Clinical features were characterized as dysarthria, dysphagia, external ophthalmoplegia, limb weakness, hypophrenia, deafness, and impaired vision.
8) Crutch glasses were given to 2 patients with chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia.
A pediatric case report of krait snakebite showing respiratory failure, areflexia, internal and external ophthalmoplegia, and loss of brain stem reflexes mimicking brain death was presented.
On examination, she had an almost total external ophthalmoplegia and ptosis, more marked on the left.